Tag: arthritic knee

Q & A: Arthritis; Bladder Control; Dementia

Q. Should I wear a knee brace for my arthritic knee while exercising or will this further weaken the knee joint?
A. If pain from your arthritic joints is impeding your exercise, a brace can allow you to do more with less pain. Generally, wear the brace only when you require

Weight Loss Linked To Functional Improvements In Arthritic Knees

Shedding some pounds may improve symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, according to research published online Jan. 19 in Arthritis Care & Research. The study included 1,383 people (average age 64, 82 percent obese) who were enrolled in an 18-week weight-loss program that included dietary and exercise strategies, along with motivation and

Understand What a New Knee Can and Can’t Do

It’s been a while since your knees didn’t ache. With every new day and with every step, the pain of arthritis is there, sometimes keeping you up at night. It’s a constant reminder that you, and especially your joints, aren’t as young as you used to be.
If you’re in this

A Chain Reaction for Relief

Hips and thighs are often the sources of discontent. If you’re a woman, you’ve probably cursed them when life led to weight gain; if you’re of the male persuasion, injured muscles or bursitis may have caused your complaints. But, did you know that the hips and thighs, when working together,

×
Enter Your Log In Credentials
×
×

Please Log In

You are trying to access subscribers-only content. If you are a subscriber, use the form below to log in.

Subscribers will have unlimited access to the magazine that helps people live more sustainable, self-reliant lives, with feature stories on tending the garden, managing the homestead, raising healthy livestock and more!

×

Please Log In

You are trying to access subscribers-only content. If you are a subscriber, use the form below to log in.

Subscribers will have unlimited access to the magazine that helps the small-scale poultry enthusiast raise healthy, happy, productive flocks for eggs, meat or fun - from the countryside to the urban homestead!